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Close Rolls, Henry IV: September 1406

Pages 147-151

Calendar of Close Rolls, Henry IV: Volume 3, 1405-1409. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1931.

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September 1406

Sept. 8.
Pishio[bury].
To the sheriffs of London. Order, for the cause hereinafter mentioned and for other causes moving the king and council, to postpone until Michaelmas next a plea in the city court between Joan Bailly and John Thorlethorp and Maud his wife for a trespass by the said Maud, and writ of supersedeas until then; as the king is aware that the said John is upon his service in Yorkshire for furtherance of certain business of his there, and would not that the defendants incur damage or loss by his absence.
Sept. 7.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Lincoln. Writ of supersedeas omnino, by mainprise of Nicholas Oundelle, Peter Taillour, John Basset, all of Wakerle, and Robert Wryght of Staunforde, and upon his own undertaking, in favour of Thomas Barbour of Staunforde at suit of John Manfelde parson of St. Michael the Great Staunforde averring threats.
Like writ to the said sheriff in favour of the said Robert Wryght, by mainprise of the said Nicholas Oundelle, Peter Taillour, John Basset and Thomas Barbour and upon his own undertaking.
Sept. 8.
Huntingdon.
To the sheriff of Norhampton. Writ of supersedeas, and order by mainprise of Andrew Brun the elder and Andrew Brun the younger of Norhamptonshire, and Richard Prentys and Thomas Dunnysby of Huntingdonshire to set free John Stoke and Richard Taillour. both of Suthwyke, if taken at suit of Robert Wyntryngham clerk for trespass.
Aug. 4.
Westminster.
To the abbot and convent of Certesey. Request and order to take again from Maud who was wife of Roger Henaude of Bagshote letters under the common seal of their house concerning a maintenance which she has therein at request of King Edward III, such as Gunnora who was wife of Lawrence Palfreman aforetime had, to admit her and Roger Wyse the king's serjeant, yeoman of his chamber, to their house, and grant such maintenance to them for their lives and the life of the longest liver, making and delivering to them letters patent under the said seal with mention of what they shall take, and writing again by the bearer what they will do; as the king has learned that the said Maud is of a mind to demise her estate therein to the end that the said Roger may have it with her, and the king has granted the same to them as aforesaid. By p.s. [4972.]
William de Southo late vicar of Watforde to Margaret de Craunforde, sister and heir of Roger de Watforde chaplain, her heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of all lands, rents and services of free men and neifs in Watforde, Newbotel and Creton or elsewhere in Norhamptonshire, which the said William had by feoffment of the said Roger. Witnesses: John Cope, John Bernarde, Thomas son of John de Densangre. Dated Densangre, 20 June 5 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment in chancery at [ (fn. 1) ], 15 September this year.
John Bitforde, son and heir of Thomas Bitforde of Hertfordshire, to Robert Neuport and Margery his wife, and to the heirs and assigns of the said Robert. Quitclaim with warranty of the manors of Pelham Furneux and Thethyrsham, which they hold for their lives with reversion to the said John and his heirs. Dated 25 September 7 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment in chancery at Westminster, 29 September.
Sept. 22.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Order by mainprise of Richard Welles of London 'barbour,' Walter Wybourne of Suthwerke, Roger atte Halle 'cooke' and Richard Scarthowe, both of London, to set free Richard Hosteler dwelling 'atte George on the hope in Lombardstrete,' imprisoned at suit of brothers John Boteler prior of the order of friars Carmelites London and Robert Loudham friar his fellow averring threats.
John Hardres of Hothe co. Kent to Peter Halle of Carleton, called 'Piers of the Chaumbre,' his heirs and assigns. Charter with warranty of all the lands, rents and services which the grantor has in Hothe, in the parishes of Reycolvere and Chiselet and elsewhere in Kent. Witnesses: Gregory Ballarde steward of the archbishop of Canterbury, Roger Honyngton, Richard Fourneys, Thomas Dyngeley, John Yonge. Dated Hothe, 11 August 7 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 12 August.
Membrane 2d.
July 26.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Berkshire. Writ of supersedeas in favour of John Chaloner, Thomas master of the hospital of St. John Walyngforde chaplain, Walter Hendoun, John Lytel, John Smyth, Richard Baker, both of Walyngforde, William Ravenynge 'millere' and Richard Trenshale 'cowherde,' and order by mainprise of John Wallyngforde 'wever,' Thomas Aston 'peyntour,' John Marcham 'wever' and Robert Prykke 'wever,' all of London, to set them free, if taken at suit of the prior of Holy Trinity Wallyngforde for trespass.
June 14.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Writ of supersedeas, and order to discharge Richard Kyngeston treasurer of the king's household and his mainpernors; as by mainprise of John Elyngeham and Nicholas Blakbourne the king granted to him the ward of all lands of Eleanor countess of March in England, Wales and the march of Wales from her death until the full age of the heir of Roger earl of March, rendering at the exchequer the extent thereof; and for particular causes him moving the king after granted to the lord of Powys to farm all lands of the said countess in England, and all her lands in Wales and the march thereof are yet in the king's hand; and in consideration thereof, and that he has given up his grant in chancery to be cancelled, the king's will is that the said Richard and his mainpernors be discharged. By p.s. [4910.]
Marginal note, that a writ has issued in another form.
Aug. 7.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Kent. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of Ralph Trewthe 'fuller,' John Michell 'brewer,' Thomas Dysmarke 'fuller' and William atte Hothe 'tymbermanger,' all of London, in favour of William Yonge at suit of William de Bello Campo knight for debt.
Aug. 6.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas in favour of Roger Wyght, and order by mainprise of Richard Trolle 'brewer,' Richard Wyche 'baker,' William Smyth and John Child 'brewer' of London to set him free, if taken at suit of the king and Richard Reve chaplain for leaving the chaplain's service before the term agreed.
The mayor, burgesses and commonalty of Bishops Lenne to the king, his heirs and successors. Bond in 500 marks payable on Michaelmas day next. Dated Bishops Lenne, 11 August 7 Henry IV.
Memorandum of enrolment 15 August by virtue of a letter of the king's signet addressed to Thomas bishop of Durham the chancellor, which is on the chancery file for this year.
Henry Somer clerk, cousin and heir of George Somer of Derteforde co. Kent, and Henry Hareburgh clerk to Robert Markeley citizen and skinner of London, Joan his wife and Robert Brome rector of St. John in Walbroke London, their heirs and assigns. Charter of demise and feoffment with warranty of a tenement or inn in Derteforde called the 'George on the hoop,' with houses, shops, cellar, solar and garden adjacent, which the grantors and Thomas Dyster deceased, late citizen and mercer of London, had jointly by gift of George Somer; also of all the lands, rents and services in Derteforde, Wilmynton and Stone which they and Thomas Dyster had likewise by his gift. Witnesses: William Hasille, Thomas Appilton, Walter Roo, Thomas Horsman, Richard Martyn, Thomas Eyton, Robert Louekoke. Dated Derteforde, 10 August 7 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment in chancery at Westminster by Henry Somer, 20 August.
Sept. 22.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas omnino, and order by mainprise of Robert Westecote, William Oldoun, John Robert of Devon and Richard Baudewyn of Middlesex to set free John Ripley, if taken at suit of John Chiselhampton warden of the free chapel of Wanbergh averring threats.
Sept. 24.
Westminster.
To the guardians of the peace in Kent. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of causing John Harle, Thomas Legge, William Giles, Peter Markes, Stephen Kiriell and John Kiriell to find any security for keeping the peace toward William Swyft, Thomas Hayward, Peter Sylvestre and John Roke, their men or servants, and order by mainprise of John Kiriell of Walyngton of Surrey, John Bristowe of London, John Gerard 'stokfyshmonger' and Thomas Take 'taillour,' both of London, to set them free, if taken. (fn. 2)
Sept. 26.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Kent. Writ of supersedeas, and order by mainprise of William Foucher, Richard Burys, John Stratton, each of London 'mercer,' and Richard Cripse of Kent to set free Thomas Shirbourne of Mylton and Joan his wife, if taken; as William Foucher and the others have mainperned in chancery that they shall do or procure no hurt or harm to Lawrence Hystede.
John Bitford, son and heir of Thomas Bitford of Hertfordshire, to Robert Neuport and Margery his wife etc. Quitclaim of the manors of Pelham Furneux and Thethirsham (as above, p. 148). Dated the morrow of Michaelmas 8 Henry IV.
Vacated, because elsewhere in the eighth year.
Sept. 26.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of causing Eleanor Sutton to find any security for keeping the peace toward Robert Flemyng 'laborer,' David Whit 'laborer' and Maud White, and order by mainprise of William Abraham, William Basset 'copersmyth,' Richard Warde 'draper' and Richard Chabenore 'taillour,' all of London, to set her free, if taken.

Footnotes

  • 1. The place left blank.
  • 2. In the text of this writ there is manifest confusion between the names of the parties.